Some of the Greater Cincinnati newsmakers who died in 2013.
Paul Flory, who brought world-class tennis to Cincinnati as chairman of the Western & Southern Open and tournament director for 25 years, died Jan. 31, 2013.
Barry M. Horstman, former Cincinnati Post and Enquirer reporter, died Feb. 25, 2013. (Enquirer photo)
Maj. Thomas Griffin, one of the last five survivors of Gen. Jimmy Doolittle's famous raid on Tokyo in the early months of World War II, died Feb. 26, 2013. (Photo: DoolittleRaider.com)
Three South Ripley High School classmates - Timothy Bowman, Samantha Hansen and Jacob Vogel - were killed in a crash on March 7, 2013.
Joseph A. Steger, former president of the University of Cincinnati, died March 9, 2013.
Jason Ellis, police officer in Bardstown, Ky., and native of Batavia, Ohio, was shot in an ambush on May 25, 2013.
Michaela C. Briede, student at Thomas More College, was killed in her apartment on May 28, 2013.
Jim Brockhoff, long-time Xavier University tennis coach, died May 30, 2013.
Charlie Coles, fomer Miami University basketball coach, died June 7, 2013.
Eugene Ruehlmann, former mayor of Cincinnati, died June 8, 2013.
Jill Widmer, who vigorously defended her son, Ryan Widmer, through his three murder trials, was found dead at her residence on July 22, 2013.
Pat Harmon, former Cincinnati Post sports editor, died July 29, 2013.
Brittany Stykes, mother and wife, was shot to death while driving in Brown County on Aug. 28, 2013.
Sean VanDyne, student at Miami University, and Ben Flick, football player at University of Cincinnati, were killed in a car crash on Sept. 21, 2013.
John Gilligan, former Ohio governor, died Oct. 26, 2013.
Mike Tepe (left) and Tyler Stiles, football players at the College of Mount St. Joseph, were killed in a car crash on Nov. 10, 2013.
Thomas Howard, former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker, was killed in car crash on Nov. 18, 2013 (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Joseph Paul Franklin, serial killer, was put to death Nov. 20, 2013.
William L. Mallory Sr., longest-serving majority leader and representative in the Ohio House, died Dec. 10, 2013.
Philip Glasgo, professor at Xavier University, was killed in an ATV accident on Dec. 23, 2013.
Connie Dierking, former basketball star with the UC Bearcats and Cincinnati Royals, died on Dec. 29, 2013